Native Community Appointed Commissioner
Potawatomi & Choctaw
Allison Hicks (Potawatomi & Choctaw) is an enrolled member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and is also of Choctaw of Oklahoma descent. She is an actor, mother, wife, aunt, sister and community member. She is a Trustee on the Board of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Allison Hicks also served as co-chair of the National Council of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. She has performed in numerous Native plays throughout the country, recently in the world premiere of Devilfish, written by Vera Starbard (Tlingit & Dena’ina Athabascan) at Perseverance Theater in Juneau, Alaska. Allison is also an ensemble member of Native Voices at the Autry in Los Angeles, California.
Last modified: October 4, 2022